A stuffy nose may occur after a nose injury and may block the
drainage of a
sinus. As the fluid builds up, pressure on the sinus
increases, causing pain. The blocked sinus may lead to a sinus
Symptoms of a sinus infection include:
Moderate to severe sinus pain that gets worse
when you strain, cough, or bend over.
around the eyes.
Thick yellow or green nasal
Trouble breathing through the
A general feeling of not
being well (malaise).
A cough caused by drainage down the back of
the throat (postnasal drip).